Matthew James Bailey is an internationally recognized pioneer and authority in the global phenomena of Innovation, Global AI Ethics, Artificial Intelligence, Smart Cities, The Internet of Things and Large Scale Transformation. His life and career have been dedicated to liberating flourishing futures for humankind through partnership with the digital world. His extraordinary leadership is widely acknowledged throughout governments and the private sector. He is a sought-after advisor and keynote speaker. Bailey has been privileged to meet famous global leaders such as Steve Wozniak, innovation and technology; Sir David Attenborough, the environment; Professor Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist and cosmologist; in addition to prime ministers, ministers, under secretaries of G7 Countries, and many more.
Bailey has been classified by the US government as “A Person of Extraordinary Ability” (self-sponsored) for his global and influential work in the Internet of Things (IoT) and innovation. This elite and prestigious recognition is only awarded to those who have attained an exceptional level of achievement in their field of expertise i.e. one of that small percentage who have risen to the very top of the field of endeavour. He has also been a World Technology Network award nominee. Previous winners have included such visionaries as Elon Musk, Sir Tim Berners Lee (inventor of the World Wide Web), and former US Vice President Al Gore. In September 2021, Matthew was recognized in a Who's Who in Artificial Intelligence.
Bailey operates at the intersection of innovation and leading edge technologies to enable positive economic, social, and environmental change. His vision for society, guiding innovation, and technologies that advance humanity into its future (what he terms World 3.0) has inspired governments, business and citizens. He has participated in discussions with the United States’ government, private roundtable with the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence and the Quad Countries, as well as with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom on domestic and global strategies to position their nation as a prominent leader in the fields of innovation, Artificial Intelligence, the Internet of Things and Smart Cities.
Bailey’s commitment to working for the advancement of global society has influenced organisations and territories in their partnership with the digital world. He has worked with Fortune 500 companies in computing and telecoms. He has advised national and regional governments, worked with economic development agencies, and contributed in the success of global wireless and edge computing standards bodies. International and national investors have sought his advice as have entrepreneurs and startups in a number of countries. With a passion for education, he has guided international educational organisations and been a guest lecturer at Cambridge University, is a Special Advisor to the University of Business Management and Technology (Pakistan), invited as Visiting Faculty for 2030 Leaders (Saudi Arabia) and a Visiting Scholar at a business and technology university in Costa Rica.
With an ambition to advance regional transformation, contributed to the progression of the Province of Alberta, Canada, as a board member of the Alberta Research and Innovation Authority. He catalysed transformation for the state of Colorado as a co-founder of the Colorado Smart Cities Alliance, the first state-wide alliance in the United States, and a Smart City Innovation Centre dedicated to serve state-wide transformation. In 2016, he wrote a Whitepaper outlining innovation and technology cluster principles. This paper, titled “How to Build Smart Cities Mindfully”, has set the standard for Smart Cities around the world. He recently co-authored a whitepaper titled "Artificial Intelligence with Cities - the next stage of societal digital transformation" an EU/US collaboration with the FIWARE Foundation.
Originally from England, Matthew James Bailey currently lives in the United States where he enjoys writing and consulting globally with clients in the public and private sectors. Following publication of his book - Inventing World 3.0 - he founded AIEthics.World.
Matthew is co-chair of an Artificial Intelligence-Smart City-Super Computing Cluster that is part of the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC), Member of the Board of Directors for the Open Civic Foundation - a Smart Region global standard initiative partnering with the OMG, GCTC, NIST/NTIA. He is the Global Ambassador of an Artificial Intelligence Innovation District for a Medical Technology City in Mwale, Kenya; serves on the board of a European Artificial Intelligence startup - Smarter.AI. He recently completed an interim role as Executive Advisor for a US company provisioning Supercomputing and Trusted Data Infrastructure to enable Artificial Intelligence to serve Society, Cities and Space and served on the national steering committee for The Global Cities Team Challenge (NIST/NTIA); In recent weeks, he has been invited to the advisory board for Smart Cities Miami Expo and as a Research Associate for the Cambridge Learning Gateway. Matthew is a regular blogger and columnist.
Bailey is known as an energetic and inspiring communicator. He is regularly featured as a keynote speaker around the world at both public and private events. He has shared his ideas in radio interviews, through the press, in podcasts and on online media. The largest audience has been 3 million people on a BBC radio program.
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Matthew James Bailey is an internationally recognised authority in the Internet of Things, Innovation, Smart Cities and Artificial Intelligence.
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